Edhem Eldem

Ph.D., 1989, Provence University

(90) (212) 359 6633

Research Interests: 

Late Ottoman Social and Economic History; Imperial Ottoman Bank; Death and Funerary Epigraphy, Intellectual Biographies; Westernization; History of Archaeology and Photograph

Selected Publications: 

French Trade in Istanbul in the Eighteenth Century (Leiden, 1999)

A History of the Ottoman Bank (Istanbul, 1999)

(with Daniel Goffman and Bruce Masters) The Ottoman City between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir and Istanbul (Cambridge, 1999)

Pride and Privilege: A History of Ottoman Orders, Medals and Decorations (Istanbul, 2004)

Death in Istanbul: Death and its Rituals in Ottoman-Islamic Culture (Istanbul, 2005)

Consuming the Orient (Istanbul, 2007)

(with Nicolas Vatin) L’épitaphe ottomane musulmane XVIe-XXe siècles: Contribution à une histoire de la culture ottomane (Paris-Leuwen-Dudley, 2007)

Un Ottoman en Orient : Osman Hamdi Bey en Irak (1869-1871) (Paris, 2010)

Osman Hamdi Bey Sözlüğü (Istanbul, 2010).

(with Zainab Bahrani and Zeynep Çelik) Scramble for the Past. A Story of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire, 1753-1914 (Istanbul, 2011).

(with Zeynep Çelik), Camera Ottomana. Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire, 1870-1914 (Istanbul, 2015).

(with Houssine Alloul and Henk de Smaele), To Kill a Sultan. A Transnational History of the Attempt on Abdülhamid II (1905) (London, 2018).

L’Empire ottoman et la Turquie face à l’Occident (Paris, 2018).

Mitler, Gerçekler ve Yöntem. Osmanlı Tarihinde Aklıma Takılanlar (Istanbul, 2018).